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There are 6 ways to get from Austria to Venice by train, plane, bus or car

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Line 25001 train to Vienna, fly

  1. Take the line 25001 train from Wien Haidestrasse to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Casarsa to Venezia S. Lucia

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Train to Munich, fly

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Venice (VCE)

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Station to Venice

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Venice

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The cheapest way to get from Austria to Venice is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h.

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The fastest way to get from Austria to Venice is to line 25001 train and fly which takes 4h 19m and costs €40 - €210.

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No, there is no direct train from Austria to Venice. However, there are services departing from Stephansplatz and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 44m.

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The distance between Austria and Venice is 207 km. The road distance is 603.3 km.

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The best way to get from Austria to Venice without a car is to train which takes 8h 44m and costs €75 - €120.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Austria to Venice, including transfers.

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Austria to Venice train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Austria to Venice is to train which takes 8h 44m and costs €75 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Austria to Venice train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Map of how to get from Austria to Venice.
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  • Distance: 207 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Austria and Venice, Italy?

Railjet operates a train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia twice daily. Tickets cost €75 - €110 and the journey takes 7h 39m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Central Station to Venice 5 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 8h 55m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Haidestrasse to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Railjet
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Casarsa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Central Station to Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Austria to Venice is 603 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Austria to Venice.

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Ryanair, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport.

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